buying a home


Foreign Buyers of New York Real Estate Want These Amenities

7:51 am, March 11, 2014

Whether they are from Russia, the Ukraine, China, France or Israel, foreign buyers all have one thing in common.


Is Cold Weather to Blame for a Softening Housing Market?

8:10 am, March 04, 2014

In January, housing starts fell 16% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 880,000, down 2% year-over-year. Mortgage applications have also been on the decline in ...


Buy A Home Now -- It's The Best Time

10:32 am, February 20, 2014

With home buying and ownership expense rising so rapidly, it may be best to jump in and make a purchase now, before it becomes unaffordable


The Median Home Price Will Get You the Most Bang for Your Buck Here

9:11 am, December 27, 2013

The national median home price in the U.S., especially for non-remodeled homes, is priced at around $163,000. But what that will get you depends on where you're looking.


Closing Costs Set to Rise: Buy Sooner Rather than Later

6:43 am, December 23, 2013

Fee increases are nigh from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.


Home Buying in Winter

7:58 am, December 09, 2013

This year it might make sense, due to low mortgage rates and a lull in home price gains.


Tight Credit Keeps Home Buyers Away

10:55 am, November 27, 2013

Despite healthy gains by the economy and real estate numbers moving northward, this challenge is keeping qualified home buyers at bay.


7 Things Every Homebuyer Should Know

4:55 pm, October 21, 2013

Don't even think about searching for a new house until you learn what every homebuyer should know.


5 Kind of Crazy Things Rich People Need in a New Home

9:00 am, September 12, 2013

Square footage is out, replaced by an emphasis on creature comforts and amenities that make smaller better.


How Buying a New Home Is Like Buying a New Car – And How It Isn't

6:00 am, December 06, 2012

It’s important to understand home value and investment over time, but don’t obsess over it.

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